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West Covina Unified School District

  • West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy Tops San Gabriel Valley News Reader’s Choice Awards

    Mt. SAC Early College Academy – West Covina Unified’s flagship dual-enrollment public high school – has been named the top high school in the San Gabriel Valley, according to the Reader’s Choice Awards from San Gabriel Valley News. Presented by Southern California News Group, the annual awards recognize the best people, places and things as voted on by SCNG readers.

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  • West Covina Unified Celebrates Construction Progress on High School Sports Complex

    West Covina Unified Board of Education members and administrators kicked off the process of filling the Olympic-size pool in the District’s new sports complex on May 11, celebrating the project’s construction progress. The pool will be the centerpiece of the state-of-the-art complex, housed at Edgewood High School. The $18 million project, funded by the voter-approved Measure ES, is expected to be completed by July 1. The complex will also include four locker rooms, two digital scoreboards capable of video playback, and a high-quality sound system.

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  • West Covina Unified Celebrates the Class of 2019

    West Covina Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of 770 graduates from its two comprehensive high schools and continuation school with commencement ceremonies on June 5 and 6, held at West Covina High School.

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West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy Tops San Gabriel Valley News Reader’s Choice Awards

Mt. SAC Early College Academy – West Covina Unified’s flagship dual-enrollment public high school – has been named the top high school in the San Gabriel Valley, according to the Reader’s Choice Awards from San Gabriel Valley News. Presented by Southern California News Group, the annual awards recognize the best people, places and things as voted on by SCNG readers.

West Covina Unified Elementary Joins No Excuses University Network

West Covina Unified’s Vine Elementary has been recognized as a No Excuses University (NEU) school, joining a national network of schools that foster a college-ready mindset. As a NEU school, Vine students will become familiar with various colleges and universities – and learn about what it takes to pursue higher education – through engaging activities and practices.

West Covina Unified to Offer Online Summer School for High School Students

West Covina Unified School District will partner with Options for Youth, a network of public charter schools, to provide an online summer school program for Edgewood and West Covina high schools at no cost. The summer school term will run from Wednesday, July 1 to Friday, August 7. Courses can be accessed through students’ school-issued or personal devices with an internet connection. The research-based curriculum is designed to engage students through the use of media-rich, interactive learning experiences. All courses are a-g compliant and aligned to the California state standards.

West Covina Unified Opens Virtual Enrollment for 2020-21 Year

Families interested in enrolling in West Covina Unified School District for the 2020-21 school year may do so online. West Covina Unified offers a cutting-edge remote learning platform for distance learning, as well as a 1:1 tech device program. Families may also enroll students in an array of robust learning opportunities, including Mandarin and Spanish dual-language immersion, a TK-12 International Baccalaureate continuum, Mt. SAC Early College Academy, career technical education pathways and more.

West Covina Unified Celebrates Construction Progress on High School Sports Complex

West Covina Unified Board of Education members and administrators kicked off the process of filling the Olympic-size pool in the District’s new sports complex on May 11, celebrating the project’s construction progress. The pool will be the centerpiece of the state-of-the-art complex, housed at Edgewood High School. The $18 million project, funded by the voter-approved Measure ES, is expected to be completed by July 1. The complex will also include four locker rooms, two digital scoreboards capable of video playback, and a high-quality sound system.

West Covina Unified’s IB Schools Hold Virtual Shakespeare Festival

Amid school closures prompted by COVID-19, Edgewood International Baccalaureate Schools’ National English Honor Society is transforming its annual Shakespeare Festival into a virtual event. The event, which aims to immerse students in Shakespeare’s world, typically features theatrical performances, and Renaissance attire. Students are sharing Shakespearean performances daily on the page’s Instagram stories.

West Covina Unified High Schools Honor Class of 2020 via Social Media

Edgewood and West Covina high schools are ensuring senior accomplishments do not go unnoticed by sharing Class of 2020 profiles on their Instagram pages. Each profile highlights the student’s college acceptances and/or decision, as well as their intended major. West Covina High School, the District’s Advanced Placement flagship school, and Edgewood High School, an International Baccalaureate World School, inspire a strong college-bound culture, even amid school dismissals caused by COVID-19 concerns.

West Covina Unified High Schools Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Edgewood and West Covina high schools have been ranked in the top 16% of schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, recognizing strong student achievement in their International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs. Edgewood High and West Covina High earned scores of 90.41 and 84.32, respectively, earning high rankings among approximately 2,600 high schools in California. Edgewood High maintained its strong ranking from 2019 and West Covina High boosted its score by more than 3.5 points.

West Covina Unified High Schools Place in Top 16 Percent in 2020 Best High Schools List

Edgewood and West Covina high schools have been ranked in the top 16 percent of schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, recognizing strong student achievement in their International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) programs. Edgewood High and West Covina High earned scores of 90.41 and 84.32, respectively, earning high rankings among approximately 2,600 high schools in California. Edgewood High maintained its strong ranking from 2019 and West Covina High boosted its score by more than 3.5 points. Each school’s score correlates to its percentile position in the 2020 Best High Schools rankings.